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Be part of the conversation about what your future holds at The Lates: Work It!
Have you ever wondered what the true value of that internship you are doing is?
And where is the line between working towards getting a job and giving away your intellectual property for free?
Want to know how you can be part of creating an inclusive, diverse and sustainable industry?
At Work It we are going to break down, explore and look at ways we can rebuild creative employment to fit your future.
All this will be topped off with your chance to join the debate around the talkaoke table whilst enjoying the complimentary bar so don’t miss out and get your tickets now.
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Alec is co-founder and Editor-in- chief of Intern, a platform producing constantly evolving content, support and training for and by the creative youth. Since 2013, Alec’s work has revolved around the beliefs that young people are the future and that the creative industries have a fundamental problem when it comes to representation. His mission to empower emerging creatives also manifests as workshops, talks, freelance writing and as lecturer at Leeds Arts University, leading the professional practice module on level 6 graphic design.
Kati is a consultant, producer and educator with over 15 years experience in the creative and cultural industries. She’s worked commercially, client and agency side, as well as managed D&AD’s international New Blood Awards, Festival and Academy. She is also co-founder of The GirlHood, a series of projects that aim to get a richer mix of young women interested in creative careers. In two years, over 200 girls aged 14-24yrs have come through the hood. They find girls with creative potential and transition them from culture—consumers to culture—producers. Through learning experiences, content and connections, they work to get these girls ready for industry. And industry ready for the girls. An unapologetic sisterhood of creators working for a new equality.
Dines is the Creative Executive and founder of Studio Blup. Through this studio he has spent over 10 years helping brands connect with their future customers through culturally relevant design. Blup use design to remix brands in a way that resonates with their next generation of customers. Their clients include: Universal Music, Nike, Adidas, P&G, Ministry Of Sound, Soccerbible, Sony and the BBC.
Charlie Patterson - It’s Nice That, The Graduates, 2013
Charlie Oscar Patterson's artwork is routed in his fascination with colour and minimal forms. With a background in Graphic Design; studying at Chelsea College of Art & Design, his work is informed by a structured, gridded approach. Charlie works on small scale relief paintings and large scale murals. In the final year of his degree, Charlie was featured by Its Nice That as part of ‘the Graduates’ and his ‘Creative Club’ initiative led to him being asked to design the front cover of Creative Review Magazine.
Chaired by Derek Yates
Course Leader, BA Digital Advertising and Design. Ravensbourne
Derek has spent most of his career facilitating partnerships between higher education & contemporary creative practice, working with internationally recognized organizations such as onedotzero, Eye Magazine, Wieden & Kennedy, LBi, Moving Brands, National Air Traffic Control, De La Rue and ustwo. He is also the co-author of ‘Communication Design, Insights from the Creative Industries’, an overview of emerging creative practice published by Bloomsbury in the UK and translated into Spanish by Promopress Editions.